Montefiore Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Meet the Spine Center Physicians
Jonathan D. Krystal, MD
- Orthopaedic Surgery
- Practice Specialty
- Orthopaedic Surgery, Spine
- Medical Education
- University of Connecticut
- Montefiore Medical Center
- Rothman Institute
- Main Location
- Academic Title
- Assistant Professor, Orthopedic Surgery
- Administrative Title
- Attending Physician, Spine
- Clinical Focus
Degenerative diseases of the spine; spinal deformity; spinal trauma; injuries and infections of the spine and spinal cord
- Research Focus
Treatment options for degenerative diseases of the spine; pre- and post-operative pain management in spine surgery; minimizing blood loss and need for transfusion after spine surgery
- View Dr. Krystal's publications on PubMed
AOA Resident Leadership Award (2014)
Jonathan Krystal, MD, joined the Department of Orthopedics at Children’s Hospital at Montefiore in August 2017 as a spine surgeon and attending physician. He specializes in treating diseases of the spine.
Dr. Krystal earned his medical degree from University of Connecticut School of Medicine and completed a residency in orthopedics at our Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He followed that with a fellowship in spine surgery at the Rothman Institute at Jefferson University Hospitals in Philadelphia.
Dr. Krystal’s research has focused on spinal diseases, particularly on the use of advanced technologies such as radiosurgery to treat them. He is a member American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the American Medical Association.